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Meaning of “incarnate” in the English Dictionary

"incarnate" in British English

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incarnateadjective [after noun]

uk   /ɪnˈkɑː.nət/  us   /-ˈkɑːr-/
in ​humanform: One ​survivordescribed his torturers as devils incarnate.
(Definition of incarnate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incarnate" in American English

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incarnateadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ɪnˈkɑr·nət, -neɪt/
in ​humanform: Zhang is ​charisma incarnate, ​attractingyourattentionwhenever she is on ​screen.
(Definition of incarnate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incarnate”
in Spanish encarnado…
in Vietnamese hoá thân…
in Malaysian jelmaan…
in Thai ซึ่งเป็นตัวเป็นตน…
in French incarné…
in German in Menschengestalt…
in Chinese (Simplified) 化身的, 人体化的…
in Turkish beşer/insan şeklinde…
in Russian воплощенный, сущий…
in Indonesian menjelma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 化身的, 人體化的…
in Polish wcielony…
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